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Maize vs Soba - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Soba
Soba contains less Sugars (difference - 6.26g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soba
Soba is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.306g)
Which food is cheaper?
Soba
Soba is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Maize
Maize is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Maize Soba
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize Soba
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
13
Maize
4
Soba
Mineral Summary Score
13
Maize
5
Soba

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Maize
7
:
1
Soba
Contains more Magnesium +311.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +256%
Contains more Potassium +671.4%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +283.3%
Contains more Copper +575%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Equal in Iron - 0.48
Contains more Magnesium +311.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +256%
Contains more Potassium +671.4%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +283.3%
Contains more Copper +575%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Equal in Iron - 0.48

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Maize
9
:
0
Soba
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +111.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +247.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +205.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +111.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +247.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +205.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.5%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
20%
Maize
30%
Soba
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
21%
Soba
Fats
6%
Maize
0%
Soba

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Maize Soba Opinion
Protein 3.27 5.06 Soba
Fats 1.35 0.1 Maize
Carbs 18.7 21.44 Soba
Calories 86 99 Soba
Starch 5.7 Maize
Sugars 6.26 Maize
Fiber 2 Maize
Calcium 2 4 Soba
Iron 0.52 0.48 Maize
Magnesium 37 9 Maize
Phosphorus 89 25 Maize
Potassium 270 35 Maize
Sodium 15 60 Maize
Zinc 0.46 0.12 Maize
Copper 0.054 0.008 Maize
Vitamin A 187 0 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 Maize
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin C 6.8 0 Maize
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.094 Maize
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.026 Maize
Vitamin B3 1.77 0.51 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.235 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.04 Maize
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 Maize
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Tryptophan 0.023 0.072 Soba
Threonine 0.129 0.177 Soba
Isoleucine 0.129 0.195 Soba
Leucine 0.348 0.33 Maize
Lysine 0.137 0.214 Soba
Methionine 0.067 0.072 Soba
Phenylalanine 0.15 0.217 Soba
Valine 0.185 0.249 Soba
Histidine 0.089 0.119 Soba
Cholesterol 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Soba
Saturated Fat 0.325 0.019 Soba
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 0.026 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 0.031 Maize
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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